Real Madrid defensive midfielder Sami Khedira recently admitted that he's open to a return to the German Bundesliga when his contract expires in June, but isn't ruling anything out.
Khedira returned to the Real starting line-up against Schalke 04 on Tuesday evening, after spending the last month sidelined with injury, but his return faced criticism from the crowd as Los Blancos staggered their way into the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Following the match, Khedira further enraged the fans as he admitted to the German media that he would be not only be open to a return to the German Bundesliga, but Schalke 04.
"Am I open to a move to Schalke? I'm open to many teams."
Khedira has been linked with a number of clubs in the English Premier League over the past year – by the Express, among others - with Arsenal and it's German contingent and Chelsea, offering a reunion with his former manager Jose Mourinho, considered to be the likeliest of options.
Meanwhile, the Bundesliga has become another rumoured destination with Schalke, Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund all being linked to the soon-to-be free agent by Sport1.
The 27-year-old previously stated that he'd be open to remaining with Real Madrid and negotiating a contract renewal, but Los Blanco's January move for Lucas Silva from Cruziero seemingly sealed the World Cup winner's fate at the Santiago Bernabeu.
With Luka Modric back to full strength to play alongside Toni Kroos, Khedira is expected to get limited time in the final two-and-a-half months at the club, despite Carlo Ancelotti favouring the German when healthy.